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Ohara Koson
Crow eating a persimmon while sitting on a branch
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. pre-1910.
Publisher: Kokkeido.
Artist's signature and seal and publisher's seal at lower left.
Reference: K5.13 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1447421 (stock #Ohara289)
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Ohara Koson
Monkey and baby reaching for reflection of the moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 15 x 7.375 inches.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Koson signature and seal.
Reference: K41.26 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Heavy toning at back and top margin. Matte line in image.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1447331 (stock #Ohara288)
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Ohara Koson
Monkey reaching for the reflection of the moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.625 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Koson signature and seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: K41.25 (cat. 136) in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Toned paper is visible within the image and at the back as shown.
One of Koson's...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1447094 (stock #Ohara287)
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Ohara Koson
Barn swallow in flight above water with large waves
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Reference: K28.8 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Publisher: Daikokuya
Signed and sealed by the artist.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Light foxing.
Embossed waves and splashes in this lively design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1446872 (stock #Ohara286)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Hen and rooster
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 9.75 x 9.25 inches.
Date: 1910s.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Kooson signature and seal.
Reference: K38.6 and cat. 121 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland).
Condition: Toning near edges and at back.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1940 item #1445497 (stock #Ohara284)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Two wild ducks near water; reeds behind
Size: O-tanzaku Approximately 15 x 6.75 inches.
Date: 1930s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Shoson signature and seal.
Reference: S7.4 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Top back has two pieces of archival tape.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1443937 (stock #Ohara283)
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Ohara Koson
Sparrow on a Vine of Wild Melon
Size: Chuban. Approximately 25.3 x 17.9 cm. 9.875 x 7 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Artist's signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 398). Label at back.
The signature and seal are unusual, but the contemporaneous Matsumoto catalog notes, "A most delicate and charming picture. The fine workmanship is visible in every touch. By Koson."
Reference: Not listed in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural Wor...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1443653 (stock #Ohara282)
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Ohara Hoson (Koson)
Carp jumping for insect, wisteria above
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.625 x 10.75 inches.
Date: 1931.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver (Ito) and printer (Komatsu) seals in left margin.
Bear Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso as well as the number 39.
Reference: H39.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1441625 (stock #Ohara280)
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Ohara Hoson (Koson)
A Nest of Swallows
Reference: An uncatalogued design.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1930. First and only edition.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver (Maeda) and printer (Komatsu) seals in left margin.
Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal at lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight fading. Light creasing through artist's seal and lower margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1441129 (stock #Ohara279)
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Ohara Koson
Crow on Snowy Bough
Size: Approximately 6.25 x 4.25 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Unsigned as originally issued.
Publisher: Daikokuya (Matsuki Heikichi).
Reference: #48b on on page 72 of Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent. Never displayed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1439722 (stock #Ohara273)
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Ohara Koson
Birds in flight in snow
Size: Approximately 15.8 x 9.8 cm. 6.75 x 4.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Koson signature at lower right. Unsealed.
Uncatalogued. Does not appear in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A small hole below the lower bird. Corner bends and creases. Please see photos 3 and 4.
This design is a curiosity as it is very similar to our Hiroshi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1439520 (stock #Ohara272)
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Ohara Koson (?)
Three Birds (Gallinules) (Matsumoto catalog name)
Size: Approximately 14.4 x 9.0 cm. 5.75 x 3.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Sealed "Yamagishi," which may be the carver Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984).
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 420)
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
An early and rarely seen design. Not found in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland) but similar to the artist's gallinule d...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1439368 (stock #Ohara276)
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Ohara Koson
Poppies and Bird (Matsumoto catalog name)
Size: Approximately 14.2 x 9.0 cm. 5.625 x 3.65 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Sealed "Yamagishi," which may be the carver Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984).
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 421)
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A couple of marks in sky.
An early and rarely seen design. Not found in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland) but similar to K36.3 (Canary on t...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1439304 (stock #Ohara278)
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Sparrow on Hortensia (Blue Hydrangea) (aka. A Songbird Among Hydrangea)
Size: Kotanzaku. Approximately 19.4 x 9.6 cm. 7.75 x 3.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 106).
Kono Bairei seal at lower left. Bairei died in 1895, which, curiously, was before Matsumoto was in business. Matsumoto has also issued this print with a proper Koson seal. Please see an example in our last photo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Pucker in paper...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1439203 (stock #Ohara275)
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Ohara Koson
A Bird on Mokuren (Matsumoto catalog name)
Size: Approximately 14.2 x 9.0 cm. 5.625 x 3.65 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Sealed "Yamagishi," which may be the carver Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984).
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 423)
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Small wave in paper near orignal publisher's tag at back.
An early and rarely seen design. Found in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle New...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1439113 (stock #Ohara274)
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Kazue Yamagishi / Ohara Koson
Iris and a Bee
Size: Approximately 14.4 x 9.2 cm. 5.75 x 3.625 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Sealed "Yamagishi," which may be the carver Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984).
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 422) The Matsumoto catalog states, "Reproduced from a rare picture by Koson."
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A few faint marks in the sky.
An early and rarely seen design. Not found in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural Worl...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1438787 (stock #Ohara277)
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Ohara Koson
Heron (Egret) on a Willow Tree
Size: Approximately 17 x 12 cm. 6.625 x 4.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Koson signature and seal at upper right.
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 437).
Reference: AK.12 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Slight wave in paper around original publisher's label at back. A few marks in sky.
An early and rarely seen desig...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1438528 (stock #Ohara267)
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Ohara Koson
Eagle on a Tree
Size: Approximately 17 cm x 12 cm. 6.625 x 4.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Koson signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 442).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Tiny bend at lower right corner tip. Light waviness near original publisher's tag.
An early and rarely seen design not listed in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland). The design is similar to K13.3 (E...